September 30, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

leaffooted bugs

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The two main crops growing in my garden now are peas and fava beans. The former is in the last week or two as I overwintered them and got a ton of peas in February and first two weeks of this month. Unfortunately, there are about 1,000 similar, wacky-looking bugs on my pea patch. Helpful people on Twitter identified these are leaffooted bugs. And sure enough, the back feet on these bugs look like leaves and weird reddish-orange eyes. I don’t know if the …Read More